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Maryland rape case continues to garner national attention

A DHS report documents how Montgomery County ranks near the top of U.S. jurisdictions that decline ICE detainers; Doug McKelway has the story for 'Special Report' Full story

Siri's Most Depressing Responses from Pitch

"Please don't charge me. I want to die." Full story


Sanjeev Kapoor prepares this shrimp curry in typical Goan style, so it's tangy, spicy and vibrant. GO TO RECIPE Full story

In Trump’s budget: The unwisest cut Post

View of Washington Square Park and a portion of the New York University campus in Manhattan (courtesy NYU). The writer is president of New York University. By Andrew Hamilton. As a rule, it takes a lot to rile up a scientist. A reserved, dispassionate, skeptical demeanor is as much a professional accouterment for us as a stethoscope is for a doctor. Andrew Hamilton (courtesy of NYU). So, when scientists are moved to march on Washington, ... Full story

Deja vu

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Syrian asylum seekers in UK forced into poverty

Syrian refugees arrive on the Isle of Bute in Scotland. Many asylum seekers in the UK are having to work illegally to survive. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images. Hundreds of Syrian asylum seekers are struggling to survive in the UK, with some facing destitution and others forced into exploitative work because they are afraid of being detained and deported. The Observer has found Syrian asylum seekers working in warehouses, ... Full story

Burned kitten reunited with rescuer after narrow escape from Saskatoon house fire - Saskatoon

The last time Christian Canfield saw kitten Scarlett, she was leaping away from a burning building in Saskatoon, into the snow and then into his arms. He'd been wondering what happened to the injured kitten until Friday, when he was reunited with her at the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Their paths crossed accidently as flames poured out of a home on Avenue I South. on Feb. 7. Canfield had gone to investigate after seeing the ... Full story

Vic Mensa May Face Jail Time If Convicted of Gun Possession

Rebecca Smeyne, Getty Images. Vic Mensa could end up doing jail time over gun possession charges he caught last month. According to TMZ , the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office is moving forward with pursuing prosecution against the Chicago rapper. He will face charges of carrying a concealed weapon without a permit and carrying a loaded hand gun. If convicted, the “16 Shots” rapper could spend up to two years in prison. As previously ... Full story

Why You Should Always Shower Before Going to Bed

The optimal timing? Ninety minutes before you want to hit the hay. By then, your body can regulate its circadian rhythms—essentially the signals that tell it when to feel alert and when to feel sleepy. Right after the shower, you’ll heat up and feel more alert and active and possibly creative, but as time passes and you begin the cool-down process, your system will feel more primed for rest instead of still feeling warmer and antsier. Plus, ... Full story

Drones are setting their sights on wildlife

It’s summer in Antarctica right now, which means temperatures along the coastline are hovering around freezing. David Johnston, a marine biologist at Duke University, and his colleagues have been taking advantage of this balmy weather. Over the past several weeks, they have sent fixed wing and multicopter drones soaring over the shoreline and coastal seas. “The key thing is to keep the batteries warm before we put them into the drone,” Johnston ... Full story